Bryce Harper to Boston??

John McDonnell/Washington PostConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterCool your jets, Red Sox fans. These rumors are still in their infancy, and therefore not that likely as of right now. Why? The outfield surplus. But, according to BoSox Injection, it could be a possibility if the Sox present the right deal. Any deal for Harper would likely start with the Red Sox own...
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Adam LaRoche and Denard Span are finalists for Gold Glove Award

Photo cred: zimbio.com On Thursday, the Gold Glove finalists were announced for all starting positions. Nationals’ first baseman, Adam LaRoche, and center fielder, Denard Span, are both finalists for their respected positions. This is LaRoche’s and Span’s second time being finalists for the Gold Glove as Washington Nationals. Adam LaRoche won the award in 2012. #RawlingsGoldGlove...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Nationals Injury Update: Taylor Jordan has bone chips removed from elbow

Nationals right-hander Taylor Jordan had surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow in September and should be ready by spring training, according to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post.#488106749 / gettyimages.comJordan, 25, made five starts in April for the Nationals (0-3, 5.63 ERA) and was sent to Triple-A Syracuse when Doug Fister was activated. After only two starts...
Via MLB Injury News
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WATCH: Bryce Harper sings ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’

Even though the Washington Nationals were eliminated from the playoffs over two weeks ago, Bryce Harper still has baseball fever. T-moblie is running a promotion where you sing Take Me Out to the Ball Game and enter it online for a chance to have the video shown during game 4 of the World Series. Bryce Harper, being the baseball fan that he is, decided to join MLB fans in the promotion...
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Washington Nationals: Four burning questions this offseason

Adam LaRoche The Washington Nationals have had an amazing season despite the disappointing postseason appearance. That being said, the Nationals have left us with a lot of questions that need solving for the 2015 season. Here are four questions the Nationals have left us with. Where will Ryan Zimmerman play? There have been a lot of questions surrounding Ryan Zimmerman after his...
Via isportsweb.com
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REPORT: Red Sox May Trade For Bryce Harper

Coming To Fenway?According to a report quoting "major league sources" on BaseballHotCorner.com, the Red Sox will try to acquire Bryce Harper this Winter in a trade with the Washington Nationals. Reportedly, Mookie Betts would be the centerpiece of any package to get the 22-year old Harper, along with one or two of Boston's top pitching prospects, and/or Allen Craig...
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Red Sox To Pursue Trade For Bryce Harper

According to a major league source, the Boston Red Sox are expected to pursue a trade this off-season for Washington Nationals 22-year-old Outfielder Bryce Harper. Boston Manager John Farrell has said time and time again that he and General Manager Ben Cherington will be in “hot pursuit” of left-handed bats to add to the core of their lineup, and none may be more fitting than...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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The Washington Nationals’ biggest need for 2015, second base

Photo Credit: federalbaseball.com The disappointment of the 2014 season heals, day by day. As general manager Mike Rizzo looks back on the most recent season, in absolute terms he has to feel optimistic. For the most part, the Washington Nationals still have in place a competitive team. For the Nationals’ 2015 season, one key question will be “who plays second base?” Sure,...
Via DC Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals’ Williams Wins Manager of the Year

Well, the title pretty much tells the tale — Washington Nationals skipper Matt Williams has been named the Sporting News National League Manager of the Year in his first season with the club. Mike Scioscia of the Los Angeles Angels won the award in the American League. It’s a good start to Williams’ managing career, since 2014 was the first season he’s been a skipper in the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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PHOTO: Ian Desmond and wife Chelsey welcome baby boy to family

Back in April, Ian Desmond’s wife, Chelsey Desmond, announced on Twitter that she was expecting another child. The couple already have two sons together, Grayson and Cruz.  On Sunday, she posted a picture of her new baby boy. Ashton William, one week! pic.twitter.com/hSyOU4lxqJ — Chelsey Desmond (@ChelseyDesmond) October 19, 2014 By the caption, the Desmonds’ child was born...
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Nationals Rumors: The "price needs to be right" in order for Asdrubal Cabrera to stay

Asdrubal Cabrera says he'd love to stay with the Nationals even if it means playing second base rather than shortstop, but, given Cabrera's declining production at the plate, the team could look at alternatives to re-signing him at market value, reports Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider.#453978772 / gettyimages.comCabrera, who was acquired from the Cleveland Indians on July...
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Bryce Harper has turned to Stitched at The Cosmopolitan is Las Vegas, to design his wedding day threads. The men’s boutique features custom clothing, curated ready-to-wear styles and an eclectic range of accessories. The company will dress the Washington Nationals outfielder and his wedding party for the big day. As the Las Vegas Review-Journal shared: Harper and his wedding...
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Nationals Rumors: Denard Span hoping his option is picked up

Nationals center fielder Denard Span told Bill Ladson of MLB.com that he "would be surprised if [my option] wasn't picked up. You just never know." He expects to hear after the World Series and made it clear that he wants to return to the Nationals.#456749724 / gettyimages.comSpan, 30, had an excellent regular season at the plate, slashing .302/.355/.416 (OPS+ 113...
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Adam LaRoche wants to finish his career with the Nationals

Free agent-to-be Adam LaRoche would like to finish his career with the Nationals, as Chase Hughes of Nats Insider details. It isn’t likely to happen, though, as the Nationals are likely to move Ryan Zimmerman to first base on a full-time basis while Anthony Rendon will be a permanent fixture at third base, Zimmerman’s old position. LaRoche, who turns 35 in November, wrapped...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Nationals Rumors: Adam LaRoche wants to end career in Washington

The Washington Nationals won 96 games in 2014 and ran away with the National League East, but their season ended with a disappointing four-game loss to the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS. At ninth in the Major Leagues in runs scored and first in ERA, the Nationals don't appear to need many changes in the off season. One change could be at first base. Although Adam LaRoche...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Rumors: Washington hopes to extend Ian Desmond to long term deal

Ian Desmond is a rock for the Washington Nationals at shortstop.  He not only is an all-star and two time Silver Slugger, but he is an exceptional defender.  The shortstop is the captain of the infield and Desmond has surely taken on that role.  With him entering the final season of his contract in 2015, the Nationals hope to lock him up to a long-term deal this offseason. #456653116...
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Rumor: Nationals to decline option on Adam LaRoche

It has been rumored that Washington Nationals will decline the $15 million option on Adam LaRoche’s contract. The Nationals will likely opt to buy out his contract for $2 million. The plan for Washington is to move Ryan Zimmerman over to first base due to the trouble he’s had at third base. Despite the fielding and injury troubles Zimmerman has had, he’s younger, just getting...
Via On-Base Talk
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Span hoping Nationals pick up option

Nationals center fielder Denard Span is still waiting for the Nationals to pick up his option for 2015, worth $9 million. He said his agent informed him that the team could wait until after the World Series to pick up the option. "I still haven't heard anything yet. I don't know what's going to happen to be honest with you," Span said on the telephone. "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Rumors: Washington not expected to pickup Rafael Soriano's option

Following a very difficult end to his 2014 season, Washington Nationals reliever Rafael Soriano may have to find a new team. James Wagner of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals will most likely decline the team option they have on Soriano and move Drew Storenback into the closer's role, where he served in 2011.#455881782 / gettyimages.comSoriano had an excellent...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: 2014 isportsweb awards

Bryce Harper Although the Washington Nationals disappointed both themselves and fans in the postseason series against the Giants, the NL East Champions had a pretty impressive regular season. Here are some of the players that made 2014 a standout year for the Washington Nationals. Pitcher of the year: Jordan Zimmermann This award could not go to any other pitcher this season. Jordan...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Rumors: Could Nats add Bob Miller to front office?

The Nationals are looking to add former Cincinnati Reds executive Bob Miller to their front office, reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. Miller and Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo both worked for the Arizona Diamondbacks in the early 2000's.Miller would presumably take over salary arbitration cases and other contractual matters that were handled by former assistant...
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Man trying to send 6-year-old Royals fan with cancer to WS game in KC

On Wednesday night, the Royals and Giants will take the field at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City to square off in Game 2 of the World Series. With a little luck — and the help of a concerned friend — a 6-year-old boy battling cancer will be there too, cheering on the home team from the stands. Ryan Zimmerman, a freelance writer in Kansas, has launched an online campaign to raise...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking All 40 of the 2014 Washington Nationals

We were going to do a Winners & Losers-style post for the NL East champs, but I think this is a little more inclusive. There’s not much rhyme or reason to it, other than ranking the players based on who made the most positive impact this year. Enjoy. 40. Taylor Jordan — Was a member of the Opening Day rotation (filling in for Doug Fister), then went 0-3 with a 5.61 ERA in...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper to marry Kayla Varner in January

Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper and Ohio State soccer player Kayla Varner are planning two weddings for Jan. 2-3 in southern California. They will be married in a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ceremony on Jan. 2 and follow with a traditional wedding on Jan. 3. Harper, who turns 22 on Wednesday, spent three hours going through the measuring process at Stitched...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper and girlfriend getting married in January

Bryce Harper will have a busy and happy offseason with girlfriend Kayla Varner. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the two are getting married in January in Southern California. Harper and Varner will be married Jan. 2 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have a ceremony afterwards. They will have a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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